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Dr Ermina Topintzi

COO

Dr Topintzi has nearly 20 years of experience of operating in an international environment, together with significant experience in building/ maintaining a client base of UHNW clients and managing teams locally and remotely.


Prior to joining Earth First Food Ventures, Ermina worked as an Advisor for a Family Office, where she was responsible for all financial matters, planning and restructuring of Group’s companies, managing both the liquid and the real estate portfolio of the family. Before that, she held senior positions with Deutsche Bank in London and in Athens, where she spent most of her 10-year employment as a senior relationship manager, looking after Greek and Turkish UHNW clients. Ermina was also Head of Quantitative Analysis and Eastern European Strategy under Deutsche Bank Asset Management, UK, where she was mandated with developing Emerging Europe's real estate research, building the Group's investment strategy in that part of the world and running three different forecasting teams in Europe, the US and Asia.  Dr Topintzi also worked for several years as a Modeller with European RE Research at DTZ Consulting in London.


Today, she oversees the daily administrative, operational and marketing functions of  the EFFV business and continues to work with families and Family Offices in helping them channel capital through to the disruptive food tech sector.


Dr Topintzi holds a PhD in Mathematical Modelling from City University of London, a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Athens, and diplomas in Russian Language and English Literature. She is Greek and lives in beautiful, sunny Athens with her husband and son.